Nianzou, a pair of green boots and jam from Seville

Nianzou, a pair of green boots and jam from Seville

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A good Valladolid took a deserved point against a deadlocked Sevilla, too imprecise and crazy, who once again sent out clear alarm signals. The Andalusian team went from more to less in a night full of firsts, that of the young Nianzou, the referee Pulido Santana or that of Isco, received as a hero in Nervión. However, on the same night that the old flavors of a team like the Andalusians emerged, where Jordán and Fernando don’t take flight, seeing the opponent’s goal costs a world and Julen Lopetegui maintains a predictable game that makes you very demanding . The trend of a rusty side who didn’t shoot for almost the entire second half and whose green shots responded to Nianzou’s debut, Isco’s details and Lamela’s request. Opposite a good, physically strong Valladolid, who ordered in the style of that football globetrotter Pacheta, who was about to win after a great Anuar goal in the 85th minute and feared the worst. Only Rekik was able to equalize after a mistake by Asenjo to make it 1-1. The anger was important in Nervión.



Bono, Rekik, Marcos Acuña (Alex Telles, min. 77), Montiel, Nianzou Tanguy Kouassi, Óliver Torres (Rakitic, min. 78), Joan Jordán (Lucas Ocampos, min. 62), Fernando, Rafa Mir (En-Nesyri , min 62), Papu Gómez (Isco, min 67) and Lamela


Royal Valladolid

Asenjo, Jawad El Yamiq (Joaquín, min. 22), Escudero (Olaza, min. 45), Luis Pérez, Javier Sánchez, Aguado, Roque Mesa (Óscar Plano, min. 66), Kike, Iván Sánchez (Sergio León, min ..66), Sergi Guardiola (Monchu, Min. 66) and Anuar

Gates 0-1 min 79: Anwar. 1-1 min. 85: Rek.

referee Juan Luis Pulido Santana

Yellow cards Montiel (min. 67), Luis Pérez (min. 82), Lucas Ocampos (min. 86), Olaza (min. 93) and Isco (min. 98)

Red cards Jawad El Yamiq (min. 87) and Marcos Acuña (min. 87)

It was the resolution of a battle full of protagonists. The first, Nianzou. One of the first to speak to the young Andalusian from Seville was Jules Koundé. The young French defender of Senegalese origin was amazed when Sevilla executives showed him a video in which the current Barcelona player and former Andalusian team player from 2019 to 2022 spoke to him about the club, the demands of a very loyal fan base and spoke of the responsibility that the military brings with it in a Seville that has grown exponentially in recent decades. Nianzou, looking for a house in the Andalusian capital, lives in a hotel near the stadium with his whole family that I brought from Germany. Julen Lopetegui was worth training to see the qualities of a footballer of enormous precocity. Also an overflowing personality. The result is a child who, at just 20 years old, has already played in three of the five major European leagues. He made his PSG debut, played for Bayern Munich and has now played his first few minutes with Sevilla in LaLiga. A record that very few footballers of that age can match. In fact, club sources claimed it was a unique case in European football. Meanwhile, in the stands, the staunchest Sevilla supporter lamented the green color of Óliver Torres, Montiel and Rafa Mir’s boots. In a different football, in a different time, that would not have happened in Seville.

“Nianzou is a player who has experience at two big clubs. He is a player who is closely followed by the sports management and was always our first goal,” Monchi clarified in the preview of the game to DAZN. The player was also surprised that Monchi spoke French when signing him to Germany. In his first training session, he was christened a pair of cuffs by his teammates. Nianzou, a shy boy, knew how to adapt them, as did the memory of Marcao. He made his Champions League debut with PSG against Galatasaray, where his partner played. PSG won 5-0.

“Koundé is a role model for me,” Nianzou told the club’s official media in his first interview as a player for the Andalusian side. The rookie showed very good manners, as did the Canarian referee Juan Luis Pulido Santana. At 38, this colleague with a long career and a pipe in his hands also made his debut from an early age. His father, who owns a potato factory in the Canary Islands and exports the product to half of Europe, was unable to attend the debut of his son, whom he always accompanied throughout his career. Nianzou was eager, a little unsteady with the ball at his feet, good in the air and on the limit in an action with Guardiola in the box touching the penalty in the 51st minute.

Stories born from a game that Sevilla played with fury, stung by the loss to Osasuna. A team that was, however, enormously diluted. He also fell into confusion after the debut of Isco, who brought some air of quality to a team without an arrival. The same from a stand that left Pizjuán in great anger at the astonished look of Nianzou. The curse of the green boots, which some imagined before the second puncture in Seville on this circuit.

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